The man who heroically stopped a gunman inside Canada's Parliament building received a rousing ovation from lawmakers, who were back in session this morning in Ottawa.


Heroic Sergeant-at-Arms Shot Canadian Parliament Gunman


The House of Commons' Sergeant-at-Arms, Kevin Vickers, fatally shot a gunman who had infiltrated Parliament’s Centre Block after killing a soldier stationed at the National War Memorial.

Vickers had previously served as an officer in the RCMP. 

Watch the stirring round of applause above, followed by a moment of silence for the slain soldier, Cpl. Nathan Cirillo.


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